American Classic 15mm conversion axle

American Classic 15mm conversion axle

Post 2006 American Classic Disc 130 front hubs can be converted from 9mm QR to 15mm thru axle using Am Classic 15mm Front Thru Axle Conversion Kit.

Axle dimensions

  • outer diameter: 17mm;
  • inner diameter: 15mm;
  • overall width: 100mm;
  • width between end caps: 79.3mm;
  • end cap width: 10.5mm (although one side is adjustable from 10.1mm to 12.5mm to bearing preload adjustment);

Axle weight

  • axle weighs 20g.

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